We have an optional social programme that you can choose to join in with to help you settle into London and meet new friends.

Semester 1 Social Programme – Fall 2019

Date Event
Sunday 15 September Welcome to London Tour
Tuesday 17 September Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Tour
Saturday 21 September Stonehenge and Salisbury
Friday 4 October  Edinburgh 3-day weekend
Saturday 19 October  Harry Potter Studio Tour

When booking the full programme, you will receive a 10% discount.

There are two programmes available: you can purchase the package including 4-day trips for £236, or the package which also includes the 3 day Edinburgh tour for £487.

You can book each trip individually - please note when booking excursions individually you will not get the 10% discount.

For more information and to book, please visit the International Friends website.

Semester 2 Social Programme– Spring 2020

Date Event
Sunday 12 January Welcome to London Tour
Tuesday 14 January Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Tour
Saturday 18 January Stonehenge and Salisbury
Friday 31 January Edinburgh 3-day weekend
Saturday 15 February Harry Potter Studio Tour

When booking the full programme, you will receive a 10% discount.

There are two programmes available: you can purchase the package including 4-day trips for £236, or the package which also includes the 3 day Edinburgh tour for £487.

You can book each trip individually - please note when booking excursions individually you will not get the 10% discount.

For more information and to book, please visit the International Friends website.

Whether you are studying for three or six weeks we aim to provide you with a range of activities to enhance your time with us.

Free events offered to all students:

Date Event
Sunday 16 June 2019 Welcome Event at a traditional London pub
Monday 17 June 2019 Orientation Welcome Lunch
Thursday 4 July 2019 Mid-Programme Boat Party on the Thames river
Sunday 7 July 2019 Welcome Event at a traditional London pub for Session 2 Starters, also available to 6-week students
Monday 8 July 2019 Orientation Welcome Lunch for Session 2 starters, also available to 6-week students
Thursday 25 July 2019 Gala Farewell Reception

For students who signed-up for our Social Programme, we also organise walking tours, theatre nights, day trips and weekend overnight trips so that students can see the best bits of London and the UK while they are studying with us.

Session 1 Social Programme:

Date Event
Sunday 16 June 2019 Treasure hunt
Tuesday 18 June 2019 Bond, Sherlock and Potter walking tour
Saturday–Sunday 22–23 June 2019 Best of England Weekend
Tuesday 25 June 2019 Comedy night
Saturday 29 June 2019 Brighton by train – trip to Brighton
Tuesday 2 July 2019 Les Miserables Theatre Night

Session 2 Social Programme:

Date Event
Sunday 7 July 2019 London Eye
Tuesday 9 July 2019 Thames River Cruise with Afternoon Tea
Saturday–Sunday 13–14 July 2019 Best of Wales Weekend
Tuesday 16 July 2019 Phantom of the Opera
Sunday 21 July 2019 Warner Bros Studio Tour Harry Potter
Tuesday 23 July 2019 London East End Street Art Walk

Session 1 or 2 (6 events): £350

Both Sessions (12 events): £680

Big Ben with the London Eye in the background